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Associate Professor Joanne Porter

Associate Professor, Nursing

School of Health

Section/Portfolio:

Nursing & Midwifery (Gippsland)

Location:

Gippsland Campus, Online

An exploration into suicide prevention initiatives for mental health nurses: A systematic literature review

Mental health and suicide prevention are national health priorities in Australia, with research...

A thematic analysis of the perceptions of a community-based exercise program on the health and well-being of ageing adults

This study explores a weekly community-based exercise program (CBEP) for ageing adults in...

Learning Needs of Iranian Patients with Coronary Heart Disease: A Cross-sectional, Comparative Study

Background: Patient education requires modification as it is either nonexistent or implemented...

Nursing students’ attitude and preparedness for nurse prescribing and its relationship with self-efficacy

Aim: The number of countries where nurses are allowed to prescribe has increased over the past...

The effect of swimming volume and intensity on changes in supraspinatus tendon thickness

Objectives: To compare the change in supraspinatus tendon thickness (STT) following a high volume...

Understanding the Needs of Australian Carers of Adults Receiving Palliative Care in the Home: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Introduction: Caring for someone at home requiring palliative care is an ominous task. Unless the...

A review of Code Blue activations in a single Regional Australian Healthcare Service: A retrospective descriptive study of RISKMAN data

Background: In the case of life-threatening conditions such as respiratory or cardiac arrest, or...

Evaluation of a Blended Online and Digital Learning Mode of Anatomy and Physiology for Undergraduate Nursing Students

Blended online and digital learning includes a variety of activities that combine engaging...

The academic experiences of transitioning to blended online and digital nursing curriculum

Background: The blended online digital (BOLD) approach to teaching is popular within many...

Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR): A qualitative descriptive study exploring the experiences of emergency personnel post resuscitation

Introduction: Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR), remains inconsistently implemented by...

The meaning of 'worried' in MET call activations: A regional hospital examination of the clinical indicator

Little is known about why nurses escalate a Medical Emergency Team (MET) response based on...

Adult Deterioration Detection System (ADDS): An evaluation of the impact on MET and Code blue activations in a regional healthcare service

Aims: To evaluate the impact of Acute Deterioration Detection System (ADDS) charts introduced to...

Cultural aspects of death notification following cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Aims: To explore the lived experience of resuscitation team members involved in notifying family...

Evaluating a Blended Online Learning Model among Undergraduate Nursing Students: A Quantitative Study

In Australia, the emerging use of technology in higher education has brought about significant...

Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR): A qualitative study of implementation experiences and opinions of emergency personnel

Aim: To explore the experiences of nurses and doctors on the implementation of family presence...

Physical deterioration in an acute mental health unit: A quantitative retrospective analysis of medical emergencies

Nursing management of physical deterioration of patients within acute mental health settings is...

Rating teams' non-technical skills in the emergency department: A qualitative study of nurses' experience

Introduction: Non-technical skills (NTS) teamwork training can enhance clinicians’...

Why does the Psychological contract matter? Implications for leadership practice, workplace stress and anxiety

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An exploration of emergency nurses' perceptions, attitudes and experience of teamwork in the emergency department

Background Teamwork may assist with increased levels of efficiency and safety of patient care in...

Family Presence During Resuscitation: A Double-Edged Sword

Purpose: To illuminate the meaning of the lived experiences of resuscitation team members with...

Family Presence During Resuscitation (FPDR): Observational case studies of emergency personnel in Victoria, Australia

Introduction Family Presence During Resuscitation (FPDR), although not a new concept, remains...

Family support liaison in the witnessed resuscitation: A phenomenology study

Background Family-witnessed resuscitation remains controversial among clinicians from...

Triage and treat model of care: Effective management of minor injuries in the emergency department

Background The increasing demands on the emergency department (ED) can result in lengthy waits...

ED-HOME: Improving educator confidence and patient education in the Emergency Department

Background: Barriers to effective patient communication in the emergency department (ED) are well...

Improving the non-technical skills of hospital medical emergency teams: The Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM (TM))

Objectives: This prospective descriptive study aimed to test the validity and feasibility of the...

Measuring teamwork performance: Validity testing of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM) with clinical resuscitation teams

Aim: To test the resuscitation non-technical Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM) for...

A trial of e-simulation of sudden patient deterioration (FIRST2ACT WEB) on student learning

Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.BACKGROUND: High-fidelity simulation pedagogy...

Designing a medical records review tool: an instructional guide

Background: Medical Records Reviews (MRR) are commonly used in research and quality activities in...

E-simulation Preregistration Nursing Students' Evaluation of an Online Patient Deterioration Program

This study explores preregistration nursing students' views of a Web-based simulation program:...

Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR): A survey of emergency personnel in Victoria, Australia

Background: Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR) has been endorsed internationally by...

Leadership and teamwork in medical emergencies: performance of nursing students and registered nurses in simulated patient scenarios

Aims and objectives. To examine nursing students' and registered nurses' teamwork skills whilst...

Patient Deterioration Education: Evaluation of Face-to-Face Simulation and e-Simulation Approaches

Background: Simulation-based education is one strategy that may be used to teach nursing students...

An evaluation of the effect of a mental health clinical placement on the mental health attitudes of student nurses

The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of a mental health clinical placement on student...

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Emergency Resuscitation team roles: What constitutes a team and who's looking after the family?

Aim of study: This study aimed to investigate the attitudes of personnel working in emergency...

Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR): Perceived benefits, barriers and enablers to implementation and practice

Introduction: There are a number of perceived benefits and barriers to family presence during...

Undergraduate nursing students' performance in recognising and responding to sudden patient deterioration in high psychological fidelity simulated environments: An Australian multi-centre study

Background: Early recognition and situation awareness of sudden patient deterioration, a timely...

Attitudes, implementation and practice of family presence during resuscitation (FPDR): A quantitative literature review

Aim: To undertake a review of the quantitative research literature, to determine emergency staff...

Developing team based acute care scenarios: A rural hospital experience

Background: Health professionals work in teams in a variety of health care settings especially in...

Managing patient deterioration: assessing teamwork and individual performance

Objective To assess the ability of rural Australian nurse teams to manage deteriorating patients....

Measuring situation awareness in emergency settings: a systematic review of tools and outcomes

Background: Nontechnical skills have an impact on health care outcomes and improve patient...

Preparation for high-acuity clinical placement: confidence levels of final-year nursing students

Aim: To measure final-year nursing students’ preparation for high-acuity placement with...

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Preparation for high-acuity clinical placement: Confidence levels of final-year nursing students

Aim: To measure final-year nursing students’ preparation for high-acuity placement with emphasis...

Emergency training boosts confidence

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Identifying patient deterioration: Using simulation and reflective interviewing to examine decision making skills in a rural hospital

Objectives: The study aim was to examine how Registered Nurses identify and respond to...

Managing patient deterioration: a protocol for enhancing undergraduate nursing students' competence through web-based simulation and feedback techniques

Aims: To describe a funded proposal for the development of an on-line evidence based educational...

Perceptions of hand hygiene amongst health care workers in Sibu, East Malaysia

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Simulation based learning in midwifery education: A systematic review

Aim: To critically examine the evidence for simulation based learning in midwifery education....

The FIRST2ACT simulation program improves nursing practice in a rural Australian hospital

Objective: To measure the impact of the Feedback Incorporating Review and Simulation Techniques...

Developing advanced rural nursing practice: A whole new scope of responsibility

Rural registered nurses' experiences of advanced clinical nursing practice were explored whilst...

Development of an undergraduate nursing Clinical Evaluation Form (CEF)

Copyright A 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.A clinical placement evaluation form for...

Factors that make the health care professions an attractive career option in East Malaysia

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Managing deteriorating patients: registered nurses' performance in a simulated setting

AIM: To examine, in a simulated environment, rural nurses' ability to assess and manage patient...

Mixed methods research: a design for emergency care research?

This paper follows previous publications on generic qualitative approaches, qualitative designs...

Nursing in remote or isolated areas of Queensland: role, resources and readiness for practice

Introduction: Examining the role of the nurses working in remote and isolated areas of Queensland...

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Rating medical emergency teamwork performance: Development of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM)

Aim: To develop a valid, reliable and feasible teamwork assessment measure for emergency...

Chilaiditi syndrome complicated by cecal perforation

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Supporting the evolution of a research culture among nurses in Malaysia

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A rare case of hemochromatosis and Wilson's disease coexisting in the same patient

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Hypoglycemia-induced pontine infarction in a diabetic male with basilar artery stenosis: Insight into the mechanisms of hypoglycemic stroke

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Rhabdomyolysis induced by simvastatin-fluconazole combination

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